irrigation

File photo of water-deprived crops in Texas. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texas Rice Farmers May Go Third Year Without Water

A Texas water supplier has scheduled a Tuesday vote on whether to withhold irrigation water from downstream rice farmers for a third consecutive year.

11/19/2013

A corn crop dries up in a field July 28, 2011 near Perryton, Texas. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Water Dispute Leads To War Of Words Between U.S., Mexico

Melted snow providing water for irrigation had barely begun burbling down a bone-dry Rio Grande toward a thin 4-mile-wide strip of farmland straddling the U.S.-Mexico border when a war of words erupted.

04/16/2012

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